Specimen Information

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
(Silver Carp)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID276515
GroupFishes
GenusHypophthalmichthys
Speciesmolitrix
Common NameSilver Carp
StateLA
LocalityLake Pontchartrain
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Pontchartrain
HUC8 Number08090202
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month6
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20824
Author:Brown, S.
Date:2011
Title:Invasive and hazardous fish in Lake Pontchartrain.
Publisher:Louisiana Media Company, LLC.
Commentsarrived during Spring 2011 flood that caused low salinity in the lake
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/7/2021].

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